Models can predict the risk and spread of diseases and establish the time and place to implement optimal prevention and control mechanisms.
More than two billion people live without reliable access to clean water.
Scientists need greater understanding of the bacterium's basic biology, as well as more about how it is spread from one individual to the next.
Since 2010 the number of Kenyans going hungry has been growing. The country now suffers from serious levels of hunger
Many informal workers will not be able to take the precautions that health authorities suggest.
Wild bees provide many lessons. Watching and learning from them may help keep honeybees safe and thriving.
Women must be included at decision making levels to advise on development, designing, delivery and implementation of tools that target health issues that affect them especially malaria.
Group B streptococcus is the most common bacterial cause of illness in newborn babies around the world.
The book is a departure from despair and crippling homophobia. It records the experiences of people who refuse to be hopeless victims.
Understanding rural household aspirations and taking them seriously in development planning could offer great potential in shaping the future of rural spaces.
Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
An international protocol to document and investigate sexual violence in conflict is falling short.
Kenya can save its roan population if it re-stocks from other countries, eliminates poaching and improves their habitat.
Ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine, is what's driving demand for donkey skins the most. It consists of gelatin that is extracted from boiled donkey hides.
Changing weather modifies insect traits and can have an impact on their food, natural enemies and predators.
Overcrowding can have severe negative consequences for the education and safety of learners.
The interdependency between humans, animals and the environment is becoming more pronounced. This calls for an interdisciplinary approach to health problems.
The alarm being raised by multilateral financial institutions about rising government debt across Africa is exaggerated. The real problem is that African governments pay way over the odds for debt.
Understanding the many factors that may play a role in spillover of pathogens from bats to humans requires systematic surveillance of bat populations.